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  • Posted: Mar 30, 2023
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    C- Quest Capital LLC (CQC) is a social impact investor, project developer, and climate finance specialist with a mission to transform the lives of families in the poorest communities in developing countries by providing them access to clean and sustainable energy services, clean energy technologies and improving the health and wellbeing of women and child...
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    Regional Product Development Manager - Kenya

    Under the guidance and supervision of C-Quest Capital’s Country Director in Kenya, the Product Development Manager will:

    • Manage or coordinate management of company trials, focus groups and other forms of feedback for improved cookstoves and other related clean energy technologies in rural, peri-urban and urban market in Kenya.
    • Produce reports and other documentation with pertinent feedback, outcomes, and recommendations on cookstove performance, design, fuel usage, cookstove and fuel economics, stakeholder preferences, market insights, and marketing, sales and distribution channels, among other areas of interest.
    • Perform market and product research, economic analysis, and other related research in target market segments.
    • Work closely with and coordinate related findings and activities with key CQC business units and stakeholders.
    • Maintain registry of trials and their findings, and maintain inventory of all trial related products.
    • Work closely with CQC Direct and CSAT team to register stoves from trials where acceptance is achieved.
    • Coordinate CQC staff site visits to Kenya, in coordination with the Country Manager
    • Help advise and oversee other country offices- Rwanda, Burundi, and Uganda- with their product development pilots, as needed.
    • Manage other special projects that are related to addressing target markets and company ambitions in the region, as directed.

    Supervision: The Product Development Manager reports to Kenya Country Director for administrative workload and day to day planning and reports to the Director of Business Development Planning for technical management.

    Position Requirements:

    • University Degree, with a preference for the following fields: Product Management, Market Research, Monitoring and Evaluation, Project Management, Data and Analytics, Statistics
    • At least 10 years of experience as a Product Manager, Market Research Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, Project Manager, or Manager of Data, Analytics or Statistics.
    • Experience working for a social impact or development organization (business, non-profit, or governmental)
    • Experience working directly in rural communities; with preferred experience training and presenting to groups in local languages.
    • Experience managing data collection projects.
    • Experience organizing, coordinating, and leading stakeholder consultations.
    • Hold a current host-country driver’s license.
    • Be willing to travel across Kenya.

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Fluency in English, both orally and in writing, is required.
    • Fluency operating Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook).
    • Excellent organization and time management skills.
    • Able to multi-task projects and activities.
    • Be highly enthusiastic and motivated, able to work both independently and in a team.

    Method of Application

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